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Robert Hughes
Robert Hughes was born in Australia in 1938 and has lived in Europe and the United States since 1964. Since 1970 he has worked in New York as an art critic for Time Magazine. He has twice received the Franklin Jeweer Mather Award for Distinguished Criticism from the College Art Association of... show more

Robert Hughes was born in Australia in 1938 and has lived in Europe and the United States since 1964. Since 1970 he has worked in New York as an art critic for Time Magazine. He has twice received the Franklin Jeweer Mather Award for Distinguished Criticism from the College Art Association of America.
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Birth date: July 28, 1938
Died: August 06, 2012
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AnnaMatsuyama
AnnaMatsuyama rated it 6 years ago
~400 hundred pictures of Henri Matisse (1869-1954) paintings, drawings and sculptures in chronological order. Plus, Robert Hughes's introduction. I believe, there should have been at least the most basic timeline of important dates in the artists life. A short note about each painting would have bee...
shell pebble
shell pebble rated it 6 years ago
Hughes' opinionated and politically charged biography of modern art and its dialogue with a culture in turmoil is always on the side of the radical against the status quo. He is harshly critical of the academy and establishment, and of regressive regimes, movements and critiques. He hates oppression...
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UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it 6 years ago
Recommended by Judkins
Linhtalinhtinh
Linhtalinhtinh rated it 6 years ago
Incredibly well-written, though not my personal favorite. To tell the truth, I'm not a big fan of modern art, but this book manages to pique my little interest.
The Library of Babel
The Library of Babel rated it 7 years ago
A few years ago, I came across a book by Anton Chekhov in a second hand stall in Ferrara, Italy. The book was on sale for a song and I promptly bought it even though at that time I had no idea what "Sakhalin Island" was about and had never heard of it. I knew something about Chekhov and that was eno...
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